Development / Planning

The Development Department coordinates planning and zoning, revitalization efforts, and the capital planning activities of the town in order to maintain existing assets and to promote economically, socially, and aesthetically desirable development in East Hartford.

Are you thinking of creating, relocating, or expanding a business?  Click here to learn how we can help you get started.

Are you looking for applications for Sign Permits, Site Plans, or Special Permits? Click Here.


East Hartford:  Focused on Business

We have East Hartford Boards and Committees working to provide opportunities for all businesses in East Hartford including the Economic Development Commission, the Reveopment Agency, and our Planning and Zoning Commission.East Hartford’s strong pro-business attitude presents an environment ready-made for long term success.  Our town’s dedicated administration and an energetic Development Department are eager to work hand-in-hand with East Hartford businesses as they invest and prosper in town.

We can help connect you to resources at a town, state, and federal level.  View information on our website for business resources, informational brochures, our business incentive zones, and regulations.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Eileen Buckheit Development Director (860) 291-7300
Jeffrey Cormier Town Planner (860) 291-7301
Michael Daniels Economic Development Coordinator (860) 291-7299
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